Michigan Swap | My Black Diamond Grille For Badlands

SamG

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Lots of people apparently like the Black Diamond Grille - I absolutely loath it.

Assuming the Grilles truly are interchangeable I would be 10000% down to swap for a badlands Grille.

Not sure anyone on earth would actually want to do this - but if you do, hollar at me.

I am in SE Michigan and should take delivery in 2021
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Sorry, couldn't resist. lol :ROFLMAO:
 

luvmybronco

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I might be interested in that swap. I think base/black diamond grills look more like the original. Of course we both have to get our Broncos first
 

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I’m also in SE MI hoping for a 21 BD delivery.. I like the grill openings but will be plastidipping it
Bronze+metallizer. It’s a fairly cheap and reversible mod if I don’t like it. If you’re interested in going that route we could coordinate when I paint it.
 

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Lots of people apparently like the Black Diamond Grille - I absolutely loath it.

Assuming the Grilles truly are interchangeable I would be 10000% down to swap for a badlands Grille.

Not sure anyone on earth would actually want to do this - but if you do, hollar at me.

I am in SE Michigan and should take delivery in 2021
I'm sure your going to be able to buy any of them plus the aftermarket design from what we are seeing on that recent build from RTR. I am going to research different types of durable paint. I have painted a grill with normal spray paint on past cars ive owned. Even with primer the paint chipped. Someone told me today to use enamel based spray paint. I am getting a big bend and intend on murdering it out. Will post results once I have key FOB in hand. I will paint the bead lock rings front grill and MIC top. May have that top done professionally. We shall see.
 

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Lots of people apparently like the Black Diamond Grille - I absolutely loath it.

Assuming the Grilles truly are interchangeable I would be 10000% down to swap for a badlands Grille.

Not sure anyone on earth would actually want to do this - but if you do, hollar at me.

I am in SE Michigan and should take delivery in 2021
There's like a 50% chance I may do this. Im gonna look at the BD grill again Saturday to see the possibility of painting the outer perimeter body color and center section white.
 

luvmybronco

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I might be interested in a trade once i get my badlands
 

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I never looked at any other model because I always knew I wanted a badlands. After reading this thread, I just went and looked at all the grills. Jeeze. The grills on Black Diamond and lower are hideous. Looks like a different vehicle. I'm surprised Ford didn't carry a more consistent styling for all grills. It is such a critical factor in the overall look of the vehicle. This washes out the branding a little bit.

I'm not a jeep guy, but I certainly recognize the marketing genius in that standard grill config. o|||||||o
 
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